Unity Elementary School

Unity Elementary School serves 526 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Unity Elementary School operates within the Sioux City Community School District.

School Overview

The student population of 526 students has grown by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 526 students
Unity Elementary School Total Students (2009-2014)
Gender % Unity Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Unity Elementary School Total Teachers (2009-2014)
Students by Grade Unity Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Unity Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Unity Elementary School American Indian Students (2009-2011)
Asian
3%
2%
Unity Elementary School Asian Students (2009-2014)
Hispanic
38%
10%
Unity Elementary School Black Students (2009-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Unity Elementary School Black Students (2009-2014)
White
51%
79%
Unity Elementary School White Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Unity Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Unity Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.22
Unity Elementary School Diversity Score (2009-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
73%
34%
Unity Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Unity Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,777 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,857 is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,170 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Sioux City Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
3
Number of Students Managed 13,777 670
Sioux City Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $155 MM $7 MM
Sioux City Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $159 MM $7 MM
Sioux City Community   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,857 $11,259
Sioux City Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,170 $11,298
Sioux City Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is North High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Irving Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • Sioux CityIrving Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 753 students901 Floyd Blvd
    Sioux CityIA 51105
    (712)279-6834
    1.5KG-5753
  • Sioux CityIrving Preschool
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK | 34 students710 Iowa St
    Sioux CityIA 51105
    (712)293-0436
    1.6PK34
  • Sioux CityBryant Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 449 students821 30th St
    Sioux CityIA 51104
    (712)279-6819
    1.8KG-5449
  • Sioux CityHunt Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 291 students615 20th St
    Sioux CityIA 51104
    (712)279-6833
    1.8KG-5291
  • Sioux CityLeeds Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 634 students3919 Jefferson St
    Sioux CityIA 51108
    (712)239-7034
    1.9PK-5634

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